| Mar 29, 2010
| 4:33 PM
It's been several weeks now, but we still can't wrap our heads around Season 9's exit song. Sure, Will Young's "Leave Right Now" is a pleasant enough tune -- actually, we quite like it -- but subbing the love song sentiment, while not uncommon in the...
| Dec 23, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler has entered a rehabilitation facility to treat an addiction to painkillers his doctor says he has taken to deal with a decade of injuries. In a statement issued Tuesday, the singer said he hopes to quickly......
| Oct 11, 2010
Solomon Burke, a pioneering singer-songwriter of so-called sweet soul music whose powerful ballads in the 1960s were a major influence on a generation of rock, R&B and pop vocalists, has died. He was in his early 70s.
Burke died early Sunday morning of...
| Mar 7, 2010
Part 2 in a series of occasional articles.
In the music video for Lady Gaga's hit single "Bad Romance,” the pop diva vamps across several nightmarish tableaux wearing a variety of barely there lingerie get-ups. The flashy clip caused a sensation...
| Jan 19, 2011
Don Kirshner, the veteran music mogul who shepherded songs from a monstrously talented stable of young writers to the top of the pop charts in the 1960s, launched the career of the Monkees and then became a familiar face to millions of rock fans as...
| May 15, 2011
When it comes to style on "American Idol," this season, all the action has been at the judges' desk.
FOR THE RECORD:
Steven Tyler: In the May 15 Image section, an article about Steven Tyler's fashion sense said the rocker wears...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Trumpet player Alan Rubin was recruited to join the Blues Brothers after backing up John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in the "Saturday Night Live" television skits that spawned the band in the late 1970s.
One of many gifted session musicians in the group,...
| Oct 14, 2009
| 4:32 AM
The New York City Wine & Food Festival was a foodiot's dream: The Rachael Ray burger bash; the wine, beer, hard shots and margaritas that flowed at the all-you-could-imbibe supermarket tasting; and the orgy of dishes served at Paula Deen......
| Oct 23, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Torturing detainees with waterboarding is one thing. But now a coalition of musicians is demanding the details of the Bush administration practice of blasting music -- everything from the Meow mix jingle to Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA" --......
| Mar 18, 2008
The latest sign of a video-game "Revolution"? You may soon be able to plug in and play guitar in "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band."
Martin N. "Marty" Bandier, the top executive at the music publishing company that owns the John Lennon- Paul...
| Sep 22, 2008
Run-D.M.C. could "Walk This Way" into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The 1980s rap act, along with Metallica and the Stooges are among the nine nominees for next year's hall of fame class, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced Monday.